Mr. Lian is a senior partner of Hylands Law Firm and the Head of Patent and Trade Mark Group. His contribution on IP makes Hylands a leading IP firm, ranked by MIP, Legal 500, Chambers Asia-Pacific and World Trade Mark Review. In 1982 he started his legal practice, specializing in trade mark, copyright, unfair competition, domain names and IP litigation. He has extensive experience in trade mark prosecution and enforcement. As an expert on anti-counterfeiting, he has successfully carried out thousands of investigations and raid actions against counterfeiters of many international well-known trade marks. He is a frequent speaker in many international conferences on anti-counterfeiting.